A New Smart Grid

Posted on December 8th, 2017

Traditionally the UK’s electricity network has been a one way supply with a number of large power stations generating electricity and supplying it to the grid. The rise of renewable energy generation from more numerous small scale installations plus a … Continue reading

Scotland’s innovative renewable projects

Posted on November 24th, 2017

Scotland is on track to meet its target of 100% of electricity generation from renewable sources by 2020. Since the turn of the century we have gone from producing 10% of electricity from renewables to 60%. We hit our emissions … Continue reading

The Balancing Act

Posted on November 17th, 2017

A new study from battery developers Eaton in partnership with the Renewable Energy Association (REA) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that the cost of generating energy from wind and solar in the UK is expected to halve by 2040 … Continue reading

A Perfect Match

Posted on November 10th, 2017

Wind power was the toast of Scotland again in October as over the course of the month turbines throughout the country produced enough electricity for almost double the amount of homes. 1.7million megawatt hours of electricity were generated by Scottish … Continue reading

Scotland’s floating wind farm officially opens

Posted on October 19th, 2017

The world’s first floating wind farm off the coast of Scotland exported electricity to the grid for the first time this week. The ground breaking development fifteen miles from Peterhead in the North East of the country was formally opened … Continue reading

Scotland’s Public Energy Company

Posted on October 12th, 2017

At the SNP party conference earlier this week in Glasgow First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans to create a new state owned energy provider. The main aims of this new venture would be to promote renewable energy generation and help … Continue reading

The cost of Wind Power continues to fall

Posted on September 15th, 2017

Like all new technologies when they first enter the commercial market, wind turbines were costly and therefore the cost of generating electricity from them was higher than the more established methods. Over time the cost started to fall as the … Continue reading

Scotland’s Electric Future

Posted on September 8th, 2017

Scotland’s longest road, the A9, is to be fitted with electrical charging points its entire length from Falkirk in central Scotland, through Inverness and on to Scrabster Harbour in the very north of the country. At the launch of the … Continue reading